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Jan 20, 2013 11:00am EST
spoke parmelee about the time he spends with his daughters, reaction to that hateful n.r.a. ad may have shown how warmly the country has adopted them. chris: i'm chris matthews welcome to the show. with us joe klein from "time" magazine, the bbc's katty kay, nia-malika henderson henderson and david leonhardt. the president addresses the country and he will try to project his will that would block his legacy. opposition to barack obama in some quarters is searing. hear how sean hannity greeted the obama victory in november -- >> america wanted barack obama for four more years, and now we have him. by the way, good luck with that. chris: that was a bit sarcastic. today as the president take the oath, the new nbc wall street poll traces a geographic divide. 60% of americans who live in cities say they like the president personally, and like his policies. in the suburbs 43% like him and his policies. but in rural areas it's just 27%. and that's what you see playing out in congress. also inside the poll 6-10 strong republicans dislike the president personally as well as his policies. joe, th
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
for national gun-control legislation. >> why that nra says universal background checks cannot be part of the solution. >> at reagan's camp, the defensive coordinator has a unique background that could help him figure out how to stop tom brady. >> rain, >> it the debate over gun control is drying heat from at least two people on capitol hill. the president kick off a campaign for universal background checks and the nra says the focus should be on shooters and other firearms. the group is pushing back against the universal background check. >> if you can get a record of the owners of guns, the government could sell them -- could force them to sell them back to the government. that is confiscation. a new wall street journal poll finds the nra has not lost support. key congressional democrats say a weapons ban will never pass congress. >> there has been no lack of activity on the radar screen. the observations that crumb level have not reported it precipitation around baltimore. that is the case that most of the precipitation we see on the radar, detecting the raindrops and snowflakes, al
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Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
this but gun violence meetings on capitol hill with a chart focus. vice president joe biden met with the nra. he recommends setting up a strong system or background checks. there is also tal of a ban on assault weapons. he says the changes are necessary to put a stop to senseless violence. gun rights activists say that manning -- banning is not the answer. >> reform the ways we deal with the mentally ill come including lee -- including the mentally ill. >> diminish the probability what we have seen in the mass shootings occur and diminish the probability that our children are at risk in schools. >> the nra claims thousands of new members since the shooting in connecticut. and control is an issue that state lawmakers are addressing at that maryland general assembly. >> the showdown between b.g.e. and local lawmaker. >> when lawmaker has introduced legislation to keep b.g.e. from charging consumers a monthly fee to maintain their old meters. we have more on the issue. >> what we are talking about is a refusal fee. it is an issue in 19 states, including maryland. smart meters are supposed to ex
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
biden and the nra even more violent. the legislation -- vice president biden is looking at the legislation from the president's tax force keeping >> another swat team at the school. another shooting incident. the images from bakersfield, calif. fill the news networks as vice president biden said that he would send it to president obama on tuesday a proposal to change on laws. >> diminish the probability that what we have seen in these mass shootings will occur and diminish the probability that our children are at risk in our schools. >> biden met with hunting groups and the nra today. he is expected to propose a new ban on assault weapons and large capacity clips. and what your background checks including gun shows. a mass shooting survivor says changing that is job one. >> not taking guns from everybody. that is not what we are talking about. we are talking about making sure that guns do not get into the wrong hands. how do we do that? that is a background check. >> the best response is to have a good guy with the gun there at the scene. to do that, you need more people
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Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
with representatives from the video game industry, talking about gun control. thursday, he met with the nra, which says it was disappointed with the meeting. they believe the white house is less focused on keeping children safe and more focused on restricting guns to lawful owners. but other groups present at the meeting say the nra will have to budge. >> they said, "oh, yeah. , that is interesting, but we want to talk about regulating firearms itself." >> they realize the game is changing so quickly and me to them that they will have to adjust. >> the task force on gun control is expected to recommend stricter background checks on gun sales and a ban on high capacity clips. the suspect in the aurora, colorado shootings is given more time to consider a plea. a judge granted the defense the delay in the arraignment process. >> the decision to go to trial is not unexpected. the evidence was overwhelming. >> no surprises in the court ruling. there was overwhelming evidence supporting all 166 counts of the case of the people versus jamestown's. -- versus james holmes. >> the request by attorneys to delay t
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Jan 25, 2013 4:30am EST
but the nra says not so fast. >>> a new stomach bug is call the ferrari of viruses. it's fast-moving, highly contagious and u.s. health officials say it's taking over the country. all that, and manti te'o's bizarre explanation. destruction for safety sake. we'll take you to the place where the suns are warm, life is good. "early today" right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, january 25th, 2013. >>> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. bitterly cold arctic care is gripping parts of the nation this morning for a third straight day. as eye can see single digit temperatures are causing rivers to freeze in the boston area. and in massachusetts, amazing pictures show the thicket rivers fall frozen solid. here in new york, you can see the famous fountain in bryant park is covered in ice. and later on our bill karins will have much more on the deep freeze. that's coming right up. >>> in the after math of the shootings in newtown, connecticut a new bill to propose the bill for assault weapons it be proposed. dianne feinstein names a bill that includes 150 firearms and rifles and pi
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Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
and the nra found any common ground. after today's meeting, harsh words from the nra's president. >> the administration was able to say they checked the box and say they talked to the representatives of firearms owners, and is the groups that support the second amendment and now they were going to try to proceed with what they wanted to do. >> reporter: the nra reports, since the newtown shooting, its membership has swelled by 100,000, now standing at 4.2 million. and at an oklahoma city gun store, owner miles hall says his customers are preparing for tighter gun laws. >> what was interesting is who was doing the buying. this wasn't anybody crazed or anything about that. they were just people who wanted to have something before the government said they couldn't have it. >> reporter: experts say the politics of gun control have shifted since newtown. >> the tragedy of what happened in newtown and the previous tragedies behind have clearly training changed the game on gun control in a way that's historically unprecedented. there is now a demand for action of the sort we just haven
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Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
with gun owners and the national rifle association. teh he nra said there isn't much room for compromise. gun owners did not see it that way. with pressure mounting, the nra faces a tough choice. >> they may realize the game is changing so quickly that they now have to adjust. >> so for a surprising recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks, not just close the gun show at the poll but total universal background checks. >> another school shooting in california. a teenager injured two students. >> maybe as many as 20 rounds in his pockets. >> the task force is likely to recommend a ban on high capacity clips. the nra says they have 100,000 new members unsolicited. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> more than 5000 american express employees will soon be out of a job. many customers move to do their travel planning online. they believe the company will be able to serve its customer base with a smaller staff. we have heard of cars that drive themselves but what about a driverless cars that will also pick you up. the car parks itself and picks you up. it will be about 1
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Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
giffords, pleading with congress to act on guns while the head of the nra says not so fast. all of this played out at the very moment we heard of another shooting spree. >>> a deadly outbreak of tornadoes tearing up part of the south, along a dangerous line of colliding winter and summer weather that is visible from space. >>> direct strike. israel has now attacked syria in an air strike. what does this mean for this very dangerous civil war? and all the nations nearby? >>> and the parent trap. if you think it's tough cheering for your kids on the sidelines, imagine your kids are the opposing coaches in the super bowl. tonight, we'll hear from their folks. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. it takes just a moment to remember back clearly to the very moment we learned about the shootings at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. to remember how shocked we all were and how sad and sorry a scene that was. well, this is still very much the post newtown era. so th
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Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
president at the white house. >>> this morning the nra's president speaks out to us in a live interview. >>> and absolutely brilliant. that's how the duchess of cambridge is describing her first official portrait this morning after attending its unveiling with her husband, prince william. do you agree? we'll let you decide "today," friday, january 11th, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," countdown to the golden globes, with matt lauer, live from studio 1a, and savannah guthrie, live from los angeles. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning, special split edition of the show. i'm matt lauer. >> morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie, in los angeles. matt, just like you asked, i got here early. i'm saving you that seat on the bleachers right across from the red carpet. you're going to have a great view on sunday. >> yeah. hooray for hollywood. it's going to be a lot of fun. obviously the biggest stars from television and the movie industry will be walking that red carpet. what else is coming up? >> we'll have that and, of course, we'll talk
NBC
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the nra wants the focus on the shooters. >> we need to find ways to get at the root causes of this kind of violence and key 20 round magazines out of the hands of the kinds of people who involve themselves in this kind of activity. they are invariably severely mentally ill. >> but the nra's resisting universal background checks. >> you can get a record of who owns firearms, the government could force them to sell them back to the government. that is basically confiscation. >> a more emotional debate, but not more agreement despite the massacre at the school. and america remains divided. a poll finds in the nra has not lost support since new town. 41% approval, 34% disapproval of the powerful gun lobby. >> still had tonight, baltimore city police department gets into the spirit of the afc championship between the ravens and patriots. >> also ahead -- >> we will be a top school teacher who has found herself in the national spotlight. i will tell you why, coming up. >> one lucky lady 12 tickets to the ravens game in new england. that story, coming up. >> new tonight at 5:30, a maryland tea
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00am EST
to face with members of the nra today. at the white house with details. >>> surprising punishments of some distracted drivers involved in deadly crashes are now getting, why are some of these sentences just so light. >> savannah, as you get set to head to the golden globes this sunday, we will announce the oscar nominations. >>> we will go to the flu virus across the country we will go to chief editor dr. nancy snyderman. she's in boston this morning. i know there are serious cases there. >> reporter: good morning. yes. a state of emergency has been declared in boston where they were seeing patients yesterday in the hallway. representative of the strangle hold of influenza is frankly having across communities, i have been now in two major hospital emergency departments in the last three days. i have to tell you, i have never seen anything like this in the united states. >> i am declaring a public health emergency in the city of boston. >> reporter: with 18 flu related deaths in the state of massachusetts alone, boston's mayor is warning the threat is very serious. so far this season, there
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Jan 20, 2013 10:00am EST
trafficking. but senator schumer, just as i challenged wayne lapierre of the nra very hard when this came up, i challenge you as well with a question of, is this really going to make a difference? and rich lawry wrote something that caught my attention in "the national review." no one can write a law against mothers owning guns that one day might be turned against them by deranged sons who then commit horrific acts of murder-suicide. shooting rampages are hard to prevent because they are so often committed by young men with no criminal records who want to die. these are adult facts that don't intrude on the childish world of white house policy making. he notes adam lanza in newtown, his own mother of course passed a background check. >> here's the bottom line. these laws are not perfect. and you'll always find certain exceptions. but they make a huge difference. every major person who has studied the brady law, which is the most significant gun safety law we've passed in the last 20 years has said it has reduced gun violence dramatically. law enforcement is totally for the brady law. and the
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Jan 10, 2013 4:30am EST
of the country over the flu. >>> joe biden versus the nra today at the white house. could the president override everyone using executive orders for gun control? >>> americans over 50 are dying earlier the worse since their counterparts. >>> new jersey's stock is rising with democrats. desperate pleas to save these whales, and is that a lion in my neighborhood? "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, january 10th, 2013. >>> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. health officials are calling it the worst flu outbreak they've seen in decades. at least 36 people are dead as the virus has now fred to sprun states. boston is now calling is a health emergency. in that state alone, ten times the number all of last flu season. >> it's come back early and rare fiercely. it's a rather veerrile in strain. >> boston will start offering free vaccinations this weekend. some hospitals are prohibiting visitors. experts warn we have not yet reached the peak and they're umping people to get their flu shots. >>> vice presidenten's task force with a sit-down that includes pro
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
. while participants described the meetings as open and frank, the nra had harsh words for the vice president afterwards. >> the administration was able to check the box and say they'd talked to the representative of firearms owners and the groups that support the second amendment, and now they were going to try to proceed with what they wanted to do. >> as those meetings were taking place, another school shoot. this one in a rural count any in california. one student was wounded and a 16-year-old was taken into custody. >>> back in washington later today, biden meets with members are of the video game industry. he'll present his recommendations to the president on tuesday. >>> this terrible flu season continues and the virus has reached epidemic levels in some cities. given the amount of media attention to this outbreak, people are now rushing to get their flu shots. as nbc news' dr. nancy snyderman reports the demand is leading to a vaccine shortage in some areas. >> reporter: the cdc said 128 million doses have been delivered. only 135 million have been made. this year's flu is e
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Jan 18, 2013 4:30am EST
chris christie said the new nra ad using president obama's girls is reprehensible. >> 65% of likely to post their political affiliation on public media. liberals are also more likely to block people because of their political views. >>> well, the mother offering popular advice known as dear abby has died. pauline phillips who wrote under the name of abigail van buren during the dear abby column was 94. >>> check this out, researchers can snap photographs of snowflakes in 3d. it captures the amazing photos while the snowflakes are in free fall. very cool. >>> a new studies show a dramatic death in cancer. experts credit people smoking less and early detection especially for breast and colin cancer. but the numbers aren't all good. the death rate from melanoma often caused by some exposure is rising. and the latest on obesity which affects many cancers including liver and breast. >> announcer: "early today" health is brought to you by vagisil wash. >>> and china's growth products sped up by a faster than expected 7.9% in the fourth quarter. >>> stocks came to live thursday thanks to a
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Jan 25, 2013 5:00am EST
with semi-automatic activity. >> opposition to several gun control measures this week. the nra said the american people know gun bans do not work. we're confident the senate will reject senator feinstein's approach. >> if anybody ask today can you win this, the answer is we don't know. it is so uphill. >> some groups hope members will pass a different measure, stronger background checks. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> three police officers will not face charges in the case of a man who died while in their custody. sarah sampson is live with reaction. >> the family of anthony anderson is furious with the decision. police thought he had choked on drugs after resisting arrest and tackle to the ground by detectives. >> i was shocked. it was like he was making a mockery of the situation. >> that was the reaction of anthony anderson's family. the investigation is centered around detective strohman. >> we have concluded that detective strohman did not act with the intent to cause death to mr. anderson. >> an autopsy showed that mr. anderson died from blunt force. detective strohman did c
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Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
automatautom firearms technology. >> there is opposition to measures and the n.r.a. said the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach. the lobby may be too much for feinstein's legislation, something she openly acknowledged. >> if anyone asked today can you win this, the answer is we don't know. it is so uphill. >> even if the assault weapons ban goes nowhere in congress some groups hope members will pass universal brown checks. a move that may be no are politically pal -- palatable. >> as the vice president heads outs of capitol demonstrators are descending on washington. the march for life is one of the largest anti-abortion ever to hit the capitol. it comes the same week as the 40th anniversary of roe v wade. protesters call on the supreme court to overturn the decision even though the federal government will not pay for abortions and republicans have passed 135 restrictions in the last two years. >> now will abortion be available. as the states there are so many restrictions passed. >> a new nbc "wall st
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Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
arizona congresswoman gabrielle gifford to the nra. >> be bold, be courageous. americans are counting on you. >> my problem is background checks as you're never going to get criminals to go through universal background checks. dodge the testimonies came as lawmakers held the first hearing in the wake of the new town shooting. james johnson, a supporter of president obama's gun control program also testified. >> there is nothing better than being in raven's country this week. unless you are a central it is 40 niner's fan. we caught up with the teenager that wears her forty-niners tried very proudly in the halls of her city high-school. live in the newsroom, she has more on her story. >> we have met so many special raven's fans, we thought we would show you a different perspective. it is just fine with her. >> it is not all that difficult to pick kathy out of a group. she is the one in the san francisco forty-niners sweatshirt surrounded by all the raven's fans. >> is cool being the only forty- niners fan. >> her dad is the defensive coordinator for the forty- niners. she admits being i
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Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
. >> senator, i think you missed it. >> in order. >> reporter: the nra said adding new laws would hit ordinary stricken citizens not criminals. >>> this is the year for immigration reform. that's president obama's hope he laid out his platform with our sister spanish network telemundo. >> we know what's needed when it comes to border security. we know what's needed dealing with employers who may unlawfully hire undocumented workers. we know what the pathway to citizenship looks like abdomen what the criteria should be. so, really the issue here is not so much technical, as political. i'd like to see it done in the first half of the year. >>> hope remains for the search of a missing air force pilot off the coast of italy today. captain lucas guntner disappeared three days ago during a nighttime mission. his wife describes him as a self-reliant outdoorsman. and if anybody could survive this, lucas could. the family remains hopeful because among the debris found so far they say there was evidence he ejected. >>> developing stories to keep an eye on for you. will he or won't he get the nod? hoping
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Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
by the nra. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think having an armed police officer would increase safety? you can share your response at page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> a new year means some new prices. this year you will likely pay more for groceries and shipping. >> some things that should be cheaper in 2013. >> the economy's job growth could be slowing down. an iphone 6 may be around the corner. >> we are seeing signs we are returning to normal ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. happy wednesday. we anticip
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Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
of gun control supporters, one day before a planned meeting with gun rights advocates, including the nra. this is all in advance of the administration's push for new gun laws in our pre-newtown era. our white house correspondent kristen welker was there. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. trying to maintain momentum. vice president biden met with victims' groups and gun safety organizations here at the white house today and laid down a new political marker. meeting with his gun safety task force, the vice president said the white house is prepared to act if congress does not. >> i want to make it clear that we are not going to get caught up in the notion, unless we can do everything we're going to do nothing. it's critically important we act. >> reporter: sources close to the talks say among the executive actions, the president is considering expanding background checks for gun purchases. >> without an act of congress, without any help from the legislature, there isn't really that much that the executive branch can do. >> reporter: south carolina republican congressma
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Jan 10, 2013 9:00am EST
of meetings to prevent gun violence. today, he meets with the nra and other gun rights groups and is expected to make policy recommendations and says he and the president are determined to take action in wake of the sandy hook school massacre. >>> and a hearing will be healed on the aurora theater shooting. it was cut short wednesday when defense lawyers called no witnesses. they have told the judge holmes is mentally ill. if there is a trial, prosecutors have not said whether they will seek the death penalty. >>> more changes coming to president obama's cabinet and he prepares his second term. today, he announces his in tent to nominate jack lew for treasury secretary to replace geithner. and secretary hilda solis is resigning, the first latino to run a major u.s. federal agency. >>> and trying to find out what caused a crowded high speed commuter ferry to crash into a dock wednesday in lower manhattan. about 70 people were injured in the accident. it recently got new engines and a new propulsion system but investigators don't know if an overhaul was a factor in the crash. >>> banning risky
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Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm EST
of the organization. 34% a negative one. among gun owners, the nra's positive rating is 62%. among nongun owners, 25%. >> powerful to the extent we are because there are millions and millions of americans who truly care about second amendment issues. >> reporter: of course, this was part of an extensive look we did in this poll on the president, where he stands going into the second term, as well as all of washington. and it won't surprise you, brian, to find out if it's possible, americans have grown more pessimistic about its leaders here in d.c., and worse, they think washington is hurting the economy. the whole poll is on our website right now. nbcnews.com. >> boy, those numbers didn't have much far further to go. chuck todd in our d.c. newsroom tonight. thanks for all of it. >>> weather is making news tonight. a very large winter storm system has left quite a bit of snow on the ground from the deep south, and we're talking about mississippi, alabama, rare snow on the ground there, to the mid atlantic tonight. systems moving fast, but the snowfall where it's falling is heavy and intense. there i
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
includes an extension of the law alliant dna collecting -- allow dna collecting at a crime scene. >> nra suggested putting more guns in schools. >> there are those who think that the answer to gun violence is more guns. to me, that is crutcher remarks of logic. -- groucho marx logic. >> of the governor left the door open to putting more police officers in schools. wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have a full update for you. officials say the number of older people being stricken with the flow is up sharply. we're halfway through the flu season. it is shaping up to be worse than average and very bad for the elderly. the cdc says the flu is now widespread in every state except tennessee and hawaii. 9% of flu deaths are in the elderly, very young, -- 90% of flu deaths are the elderly, very young, and people with other conditions. one-third to one half of people are not getting prompt treatment the fda has approved a new vaccine that is being made by injecting flu jeans into a virus and drink it in caterpillar sells. -- a growing it in caterpillar cells. experts say the quarter production method could
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
gun- control measures this week. in a statement yesterday, the nra said the american people know gun bans do not work. we're confident the senate will reject senator feinstein's approach. the powerful lobby may be too much for legislation. something she acknowledged. >> if anybody asks today, can you win this, the answer is, we don't know. it is so uphill. >> some groups hope members will pass a different measure, stronger background checks. a move that hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> women are cheering the opportunity to serve equally long with their brothers in arms. a ban has been lifted for women serving in combat. it will allow women to move farther up the ranks. >> they have become an integral part of our ability to perform our mission. if they can meet the qualifications, there's no reason why they shouldn't have a chance. >> each branch of the military retains the right to exclude women from certain positions. the shift is seen as a positive thing for women beginning their military career. >> i know from family that i support it. women should have equal opportunity if tha
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Jan 26, 2013 6:30pm EST
nra ceo wayne laperriere. lester? >> kristen, thank you. >>> it's been a long, cold week for many folks in the eastern half of the country the south in particular dealing with conditions that many in the region are neither accustomed to nor prepared for. >> reporter: the sounds of winter. a windshield wiper straining to clear the ice. the roar of a salt truck. and the pelting of sleet on a window. freezing rain and ice made travel a nightmare throughout the carolinas. 29 people hospitalized. hundreds of traffic wrecks just in the charlotte area alone. folks around here don't take so kindly to this sort of thing. >> losing control and slipping and sliding. i hate it. i'm a good old southern boy. i don't like cold weather. i don't like ice. i don't like snow. >> reporter: the frigid temperatures in tennessee left trees looking like ice sculptures and forced paramedics to skate to victims. in virginia, snow was the problem. interstate 81 clouded by a mix of white powder and brown slush. in chicago, an historic streak was finally broken. the city's first inch of snow in 335 days. to t
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Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
jackson has the latest on the story. this face-offup on capitol. in one corner, the head of the nra who is expected to testify against universal background checks. in the other corner, mark kelly backing stronger restrictions on firearms. he and his wife for day pro-gun control group. president obama laid out his -- back to you. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. 42 degrees. >> a split verdict in the trial of john leopold. that story's coming up. >> i was blown away by media day yesterday. details are straight ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:0
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Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> the head of the nra is expected to testify that gun owners will not accept blame for the deranged criminals. nor do we believe the government should dictate what we can own. push for more armed guards in schools. those in congress prepare for a face-off. >> he makes his claim that everybody is entitled to these weapons. my view is that everybody is entitled to be safe. >> by president biden and i just want to thank -- >> meeting with police officers from around the country. >> we want america to be behind these initiatives. >> a lot of people are concerned they will lose some of these rights. >> mark kelly disagrees. >> i defended the second amendment flying in combat defending our country. this is not about the second amendment. >> congress will be looking at the session for stronger background checks. sarah? >> some good news for you twinkies lovers. hostess is close to picking a twinkies. their 20s bran post this to announce the end of the line for twinkies. the bankruptcy court must still approve the sale. specifics seats for those twitter junkies. they have daa tweet seat program. the
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Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
be taken. we've not decided what that is yet. >> tomorrow he will meet with at the nra. >> the focus on mental health and high capacity clips could mean a smaller bite and maybe a win. any proposal to ban the sale of assault weapons could provoke a major battle. >> for the first time in its 106 year history of the nation's most prominent churches -- church is allowing something it has never done before. take of the national cathedral will host st.-sex marriages. -- >> the national cathedral will host same-sex marriages. >> a crash landing for hundreds of commuters aboard a ferry in i got it when we could download an hd movie in like two minutes. [ male announcer ] once you've got verizon fios internet, you get it -- the difference 100% fiber optics makes. but don't take our word for it. ask a real fios customer. ask me why fiber optics matters. ask me about the upload speeds -- they're sick! [ male announcer ] so go online and send a tweet to a real fios customer. because once you've got it, you get it. and now there's never been a better time to get it. [ female announcer ] switch t
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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
. the best way to stop a bad guy from getting a gun in the first place is a good background check. >> the nra is not backing down. the group president testified today that they no longer support universal checks, insisting there is no way to get criminals to go through the system. >> the latest in what has turned into more than a 24 hour standoff in alabama. police say a man killed a bus driver and holding a six-year old hostage. he jumped onto a school bus tuesday afternoon and demanded the students get off. when the bus driver refused, he shot and killed the driver and took off with the boy. at last check the initial investigation reveals they are not related. neighbors say he is combative and paranoid. >> a mysterious threat for whole food shoppers. >> important information about the company's latest recall. >> when in new orleans, the one place you have to go. that story straight ahead. >> showers and thunderstorms >> good afternoon. here is a look at what we're the looking at for 11 news the 6:00. the governor addresses unfinished business in the state of the state address. all roads lea
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Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
children are dying and now is the time to pass gun legislation. wayne lapierre the nra vice president says the government should not dictate what people can lawfully own. >>> police in arizona are searching for the gunman who shot up an office building and killed one person. police say the 70-year-old suspect got into an argument with some people in that phoenix building when he pulled out the gun and started shooting. two other people were also critically hurt. >>> a top ranking democratic senator is being questioned about trips he took to the dominican republic. this week, federal agents removed dozens of boxes from the office of a prominent florida eye doctor, whose trips with senator robert menendez prompted an ethics complaint and the senator recently wrote a $58,000 check for two flights to the company owned by that doctor after questions arose about the trips. >>> a squatter who took up residence inside a multi-million dollar florida mansion must now get out. the eviction papers were served on wednesday to the 23-year-old man who called this $2.5 million mansion home for about a mon
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 12:35am EST
] here's some political news. in a recent attack ad, the nra claims that president obama cares about his own children more than he cares about other children. [ audience oohs ] in response, president obama was like, "yeah, that's how families work." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: this is not good, you guys. cirque du soleil just announced that it is cutting 400 jobs. [ audience aws ] on the downside, hundreds of clowns will lose their jobs. on the bright side, it will free up, like, two spaces in the parking lot. [ laughter ] >> steve: so good. very good news. >> jimmy: that's some good news. a little bit more -- a little bit more space to move around. [ applause ] i saw that this weekend is the 30th annual adult film awards. [ cheers ] which is often referred to as the oscars of porn. mainly because ben affleck wasn't nominated. [ laughter ] as i said, this weekend is the adult film awards. i guess that explains some of the titles for best picture. it's like -- they call it the oscars of porn. >> steve: oscars of porn. >> jimmy: yeah, this is, like, movies like "lincoln'
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am EST
'm hoping that the power of regular people will actually assert in contrast to the lobbying power of the n.r.a. >> the national rifle association says it is preparing for an all of out battle insisting that banning weapons is not the answer. >> this is about action. no more talk. if not our, when? >> the american debate over guns. hitting home in the nation's capital. >> brian moore, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and senate hearings on the gun control debate are scheduled to start sunday. >> here in baltimore one organization came together to help reduce crime. the guardian angels held their second meeting to share ways in which everyone can get involved to prevent crime. >> and what we hope to do is bring this group of people together and come up with some sort of like minded idea of what we can all do as far as community and policing to cush the crime in baltimore. >> guardian angels not only volunteered to patrol the streets but provide educational programs and conduct workshops for schools and businesses. >> the time is 5:10 and it's 26 degrees at kraig urbik. and the penalties of -- if caught usein
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
and will present recommendations to the president on tuesday. after thursday's meeting the nra accused the obama administration of attacking the second amendment. >>> too bad samuel l. jackson wasn't on board. snake on the plane drama. a real snake. a ten-foot python was spotted by passengers flapping on the wing mid air. it apparently crawled up through the landing bay and found its way into a crevice in the wing. the plane landed safely, all the passengers okay. the snake has not been seen since. >> ahh. >> ahh? >>> kate, the duchess of cambridge is as pretty as a picture. now there's a picture as pretty as kate. first official portrait of the duchess was unveiled today in london, painted by scottish artist paul emsley after just two sittings. the expected mom, who isn't showing yet, asked to be portrayed naturally as opposed to a royal. some people believe naturally means she looks ten years older. >>> potty training has entered the 21st century with the ipotty for ipad. take a look. brightly colored trainer was a hit at the consumer electronics show in las vegas, sells for about 20 bucks, fe
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
and from corporations. this, as new jersey governor and prominent republican chris christie blast an nra ad that uses the president's children to make its point. christie called the ad, quote, reprehensible and said that children of lawmakers are off limits in particulars. >>> manti te'o was arguably the most marketable player but now a hoax revealed an online romance with a woman who never existed. questions remain about whether te'o was involved in the hoax or just a victim. the uncertainty could affect the team's willingness to draft te'o come april. he has been projected as a top ten pick. >>> toyota has settled the first in a xwroop of hundrgroove of h pending wrongful deaths by unintended acceleration of toyota vehicles. they reached an agreement with the toyota of a utah man and woman who were killed when their camry careened into a wall. >>> today readers are remembering pauline phillips, who died thursday. along with her twin sister, ann larnds, she now created the column, always writing with a dash of wit and wisdom. phillips was 94 years old. >>> are you in the market for a house
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Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
's wrong-headed approach." meanwhile on, friday, the nra was criticized by one of its own members for running this ad which brought the president's daughters into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> reporter: jim baker, head of the group's federal affairs division, reportedly disagreed with the commercial. the nra telling nbc news, "differences of opinion are common to organizations throughout the country." the flap underscores how divisive the issue of gun control continues to be. political analysts say the president doesn't have a lot of time to get congress on board. >> he's not going to spend a whole year doing it. at some point you have to have votes. it's almost like the health care process over again, where it drains resources. >> reporter: white house officials say on tuesday president obama will travel to las vegas, nevada, to talk about another big goal for his second term. that is immigration reform. political analysts say the clock is ticking for him to get something done on that issue, as well. lester? >> kristin welker, thank you. >>
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am EST
. nra said put more guns in schools and more guns into hands of good guys to deter crime. >> there are those who believe the answer to gun violence is more guns. that's the groucho marx logic, who are you going to believe me or your own eyes? >> maryland attorney general is sui suing saying the lawsuit against university of maryland is an extortion claim. they announced they would join the big 10 conference beginning in 2014 s. the university would have to face $53 million of the withdraw agency. he answered the lawsuit be filed to be dismissed saying it should be in maryland. he is also suing the acc he saws the exit fee is violation of antitrust laws and nothing more than an illegal penalty. >> what he brought in louisville or syracuse to replace maryland. the notion they are losing $53 million for maryland land leaving is ludicrous. >> he says it is usually between 2 and $4 million. >>> the confessions start rolling in part 2 in his interview with oprah. the side of lance armstrong we haven't seen before. >> where you can go get a glimpse of players and coaches today.
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